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Worcester's LakePharma plans Mass. expansion

LakePharma, a biologics company with a laboratory in Worcester, has raised $30 million to open additional locations in Massachusetts and its home...

WPI app aims to stop overeating

An app being developed by researchers at WPI and the University of Connecticut tracks eating patterns and provides reminders aimed at helping to stop...

WPI's Leshin is highest-paid private-college president in Central Mass.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute President Laurie Leshin made $764,400 in 2015, though her pay was eclipsed by the heads of UMass Medical School and...

CitySquare II marketing one of last Downtown Worcester development sites

The last buildable site on the former Galleria property is for sale, with potential for an eight-story, 200,000-square-foot building.

Colleges' battle for students' hearts & minds extends to their stomachs

If attracting students is an arms race for colleges, not every campus can build the most elaborate recreation center, but even much smaller schools...

Restaurants respond to time, cost pressures as lunch crowd shrinks

Last year, people took 433 million fewer trips to restaurants than in the prior year. That 2-percent decline led to an estimated $3.2 billion in lost...

The PawSox true value

With Worcester eyeing a deal others have valued at $38 million to attract the minor league baseball team from Rhode Island, economists warn $7...

Owner of T&G, MetroWest Daily News buys Boston Herald

GateHouse Media, the owner of the Telegram & Gazette, the MetroWest Daily News and dozens of papers across Massachusetts, has reached an agreement to...

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